Found November 02, 2011 on
Some more congratulations are in order for a certain Mr. Phillips:
From The Enquirer:
Brandon Phillips added two nice lines to his resume just as he and the Reds are negotiating a contract extension. He won his first Silver Slugger award tonight after winning his third Gold Glove in four years yesterday.
“Yeah, I’ve got some leverage,” Phillips said. “Whatever happens, happens. I’m just happy I’ve had the success. This was a very blessed year.”
The comment about leverage is unsurprising given what we’ve heard from Phillips. He isn’t going to come cheap. Certainly, he had a fantastic year. There’s no doubt, really, that he was the best second baseman in the NL and a bargain at $12M. While one can understand his desire to have a substantial raise, whether or not the Reds should pay him extra for what he’s already done is another matter entirely. Phillips has become a very important cog on the Reds both in terms of performance and personality. It’s going to be interesting to watch the c
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Brandon Phillips was named a 2011 Silver Slugger Award winner on Wednesday. He is the first Reds player to win the coveted award since Felipe Lopez in 2005.
The two-time All-Star batted .300 with 18 homers, 82 RBI and a career high 38 doubles during the 2011 campaign.
Phillips led all National League second basemen in average, hits (183), doubles, and runs...
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The right side of the Reds' infield received recognition on Tuesday for its solid year of defense. Second baseman Brandon Phillips and first baseman Joey Votto both won National League Gold Gloves.
Reds second baseman Brandon Phillips is a three-time Gold Glover, a two-time All-Star and now he's a Silver Slugger, too.
The Cincinnati Reds exercised a 2012 contract option on second baseman Brandon Phillips while declining closer Francisco Cordero's $12 million option for next season.
Phillips hit .300 with 18 homers and 82 RBIs in an All-Star campaign last season. The club will pay him $12 million next season but hopes to work out a new multiyear deal with the two-time Gold Glove winner.
As expected, the Reds picked up Brandon Phillips’ $12 million option for 2012. Don’t be surprised if they work out an extension soon, a la Bronson Arroyo last off-season.
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